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University of California, Merced

5200 North Lake Road

Merced, CA 95343

United States

Telephone: 209-228-4400

URL: http://www.ucmerced.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://cie.ucmerced.edu/analytics-hub/student-statistics

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 29, 2018

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2007

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2011

Undergraduate FTE: 8,227

Graduate FTE: 739

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Public

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Multi-institution System

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerLaura MartinAssistant Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Academic Planning and Institutional Assessmentlmartin@ucmerced.edu
Board of Directors ChairJohn PerezChair, Board of Regentsregentsoffice@ucop.edu
Chief Academic OfficerGregg CamfieldExecutive Vice Chancellor and Provostprovostevc@ucmerced.edu
Chief Executive OfficerJuan Sánchez MuñozChancellorchancellormunoz@ucmerced.edu
Chief Financial OfficerKurt SchnierInterim Vice Chancellor, Planning and Budgetkschnier@ucmerced.edu
Director Institutional ResearchGary LoweDirector, Institutional Research and Decision Supportglowe2@ucmerced.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
04127100University of California MercedMercedMain CampusActive
University of California, MercedMercedAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
AnthropologyBachelors2008On-Site
Applied Mathematical SciencesBachelors2006On-Site
Applied MathematicsResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Applied MathematicsMasters2014On-Site
BioengineeringMasters2019On-Site
BioengineeringResearch Doctorate2019On-Site
BioengineeringBachelors2004On-Site
Biological SciencesBachelors2004On-Site
ChemistryBachelors2006On-Site
Chemistry and Chemical BiologyMasters2013On-Site
Chemistry and Chemical BiologyResearch Doctorate2013On-Site
Civil EngineeringBachelors2021On-Site
Cognitive ScienceBachelors2006On-Site
Cognitive and Information SciencesResearch Doctorate2011On-Site
Cognitive and Information SciencesMasters2020On-Site
Computer Science & EngineeringBachelors2004On-Site
Critical Race and Ethnic StudiesBachelors2017On-Site
EconomicsMasters2020On-Site
EconomicsResearch Doctorate2020On-Site
EconomicsBachelors2007On-Site
Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceMasters2019On-Site
Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceResearch Doctorate2019On-Site
EnglishBachelors2013On-Site
Environmental EngineeringBachelors2004On-Site
Environmental SystemsMasters2007On-Site
Environmental SystemsResearch Doctorate2007On-Site
Environmental Systems ScienceBachelors2004On-Site
Global Arts StudiesBachelors2016On-Site
HistoryBachelors2007On-Site
Individual Graduate Program with EmphasesMasters2003On-Site
Individual Graduate Program with EmphasesResearch Doctorate2003On-Site
Interdisciplinary HumanitiesResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Interdisciplinary HumanitiesMasters2014On-Site
Management and Business EconomicsBachelors2014On-Site
Management of Complex SystemsResearch Doctorate2019On-Site
Management of Complex SystemsMasters2019On-Site
Master of ManagementMasters2018On-Site
Materials Science and EngineeringBachelors2006On-Site
Materials and Biomaterials Science and EngineeringMasters2019On-Site
Materials and Biomaterials Science and EngineeringResearch Doctorate2019On-Site
Mechanical EngineeringBachelors2006On-Site
Mechanical EngineerngResearch Doctorate2016On-Site
Mechanical EngineerngMasters2016On-Site
Multiple Subject and Single Subject Preliminary Credential Preparation ProgramNon-degree2018On-Site
Multiple Subject and Single Subject Preliminary Credential Preparation ProgramNon-degree2020Distance Education
PhilosophyBachelors2018On-Site
PhysicsBachelors2006On-Site
PhysicsMasters2014On-Site
PhysicsResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Political ScienceResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors2007On-Site
Political ScienceMasters2014On-Site
Psychological SciencesMasters2015On-Site
Psychological SciencesResearch Doctorate2011On-Site
PsychologyBachelors2006On-Site
Public HealthResearch Doctorate2017On-Site
Public HealthBachelors2014On-Site
Public HealthMasters2017On-Site
Quantitative and Systems BiologyResearch Doctorate2011On-Site
Quantitative and Systems BiologyMasters2011On-Site
SociologyMasters2015On-Site
SociologyResearch Doctorate2015On-Site
SociologyBachelors2010On-Site
SpanishBachelors2013On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2021Interim Report
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit